Group Publishing Director

Our client, a prestigious independent academic and trade publishing house has asked us exclusively to help in their search for a talented Publishing Director to lead the editorial team and to define and deliver the company’s publishing strategy.

This newly created role is a rare opportunity to join a well-established and successful publishing company and help to fulfil its growth plans by strategically developing new content.

Reporting to the CEO, you’ll be joining the company’s group board and you’ll work closely with the leadership team and your editorial colleagues to develop long-term content strategies that will drive the company’s growth.

We’re looking for someone who is highly experienced in academic publishing with a detailed understanding of what authors and readers are looking for in a publisher. The successful candidate will have the confidence to define and refine the company’s open access policies and to take responsibility for safeguarding and enhancing a high reputation for quality. Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong record of commercial success.

You’ll be a natural leader and a team player and possess excellent communication skills as you’ll be working closely with both internal and external stakeholders to shape and drive the company’s publishing strategy.

The company is based in Suffolk, a competitive salary plus bonus potential is offered and hybrid working is possible.

If this unique opportunity sounds of interest to you and you might be open to an informal and exploratory chat to learn more to see if it’s right for you, then please contact Danny Parnes in total confidence. In the first instance please email with your CV or call Danny on 07958 208817 and tell us a little about yourself. Thanks.


How to Apply

If this role sounds like it could be of interest to you, then in the first instance, in confidence, please send a short intro note with your CV and your current salary to Danny Parnes


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